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James Laurinaitis

New Orleans Saints
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Saints | James Laurinaitis already knows defense

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:46:20 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB James Laurinaitis is already at the point where he can help other players with alignment. He picks things up extremely well, is a quick learner, has great confidence and has good instincts, according to head coach Sean Payton. Laurinaitis is expected to start at middle linebacker for the Saints in his first season in New Orleans.

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Saints | Linebackers seem set

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:52:42 -0700

New Orleans Saints LBs James Laurinaitis and Stephone Anthony both played the middle position for organized team activities Thursday, May 26. Still, Laurinaitis is expected to start at middle linebacker, while LB Stephone Anthony will likely start at strongside linebacker. LB Dannell Ellerbe will likely start as the weakside linebacker.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis played through injury

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:08:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB James Laurinaitis said he played with a torn ulnar collateral ligament last year that prevented him from lifting weights or extending his arm. He added that he has a "lot left in the tank" and is looking forward to proving it in games that matter.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis terms

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 06:50:59 -0700

Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints LB James Laurinaitis can earn $9.75 million over three years in his new deal with $1.8 million guaranteed. He has base salaries of $900,000, $2.45 million and $2.45 million. His cap numbers are: $1.55 million, $3.35 million and $3.35 million.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis signs with NOLA

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 18:58:59 -0700

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) agreed to terms with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, March 16, according to a source. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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NFL | James Laurinaitis to meet with several teams

Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:44:15 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) is expected to meet with Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants.

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Falcons | Atlanta to meet with James Laurinaitis

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 10:12:18 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Falcons Monday, March 7, and Tuesday, March 8, according to a source.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis exits NOLA without deal

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 10:46:57 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) left his visit with the New Orleans Saints without a deal and may take more visits.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis meets with Saints

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:04:31 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) met with the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, March 1, and mutual interest from both sides remains, according to a source. Laurinaitis has drawn interest from multiple teams.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis visiting with Saints

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:56:49 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) is scheduled to visit with the New Orleans Saints Tuesday, March 1, according to a source.

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Saints | James Laurinaitis may visit

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:53:34 -0800

Free-agent LB James Laurinaitis (Rams) is a player the New Orleans Saints would like to meet with next week.

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Rams | Chris Long, James Laurinaitis cut

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:06:30 -0800

Los Angeles Rams DE Chris Long and LB James Laurinaitis were released Friday, Feb. 19.

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Rams | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:05:17 -0700

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (knee) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the San Francisco 49ers. S T.J. McDonald (shoulder), DE Robert Quinn (knee) and DE William Hayes (thigh) are questionable, while DT Nick Fairley (illness), TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) and LB James Laurinaitis (elbow) are probable. Long didn't practice Friday, Oct. 30, while the others were all full participants.

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Rams | Thursday practice report for Week 8

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 19:18:59 -0700

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (knee), FS T.J. McDonald (shoulder) and DE Robert Quinn (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 29. DT Nick Fairley (illness) and DE William Hayes (thigh) were limited participants, and LB James Laurinaitis and TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) was a full participant.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report for Week 8

Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:15:10 -0700

St. Louis Rams FS T.J. McDonald (shoulder), DE Chris Long (knee), DE Robert Quinn (knee), DT William Hayes (thigh) and DT Nick Fairley (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 28. TE Lance Kendricks (thumb) and LB James Laurinaitis (elbow) fully participated in practice.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis hyperextended his elbow

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 08:22:36 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (elbow) suffered a hyperextended elbow in Week 7 on the second series of the game, but there is optimism that he can continue playing while using a brace.

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Rams | Friday injury report for Week 4

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:23:48 -0700

St. Louis Rams DE Eugene Sims (knee) and S Mo Alexander (groin) have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Arizona Cardinals. RB Chase Reynolds (knee) is doubtful, while LB James Laurinaitis (non-injury) and RB Benny Cunningham (knee) are probable. Reynolds, Sims, Cunningham and Alexander did not practice Friday, Oct. 2, while Laurinaitis practiced in full.

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Rams | Thursday practice estimations for Week 4

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:11:05 -0700

St. Louis Rams S Mo Alexander (groin), RB Chase Reynolds (knee) and DE Eugene Sims (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 1. LB James Laurinaitis (non-injur) was a full participant. St. Louis did not practice Thursday, this report is an estimation.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report for Week 4

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:07:29 -0700

St. Louis Rams RB Chase Reynolds (knee), DE Eugene Sims (knee), SS Mo Alexander (groin) and LB James Laurinaitis (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:41:09 -0800

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday, Dec. 10, and is probable for Week 15. C Scott Wells (elbow), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder), DT Alex Carrington (thigh), LBs James Laurinaitis (ankle) and Will Herring (foot) and TE Cory Harkey (knee) all participated fully and are probable.

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Rams | Tuesday's practice report

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:49:38 -0800

St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 9. DT Alex Carrington (thigh), TE Cory Harkey (knee), LB Will Herring (foot), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder) and C Scott Wells (elbow) were each able to participate in full.

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Rams | Monday practice report

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:56:21 -0800

St. Louis Rams C Scott Wells (elbow), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder), DE Chris Long (ankle), DT Alex Carrington (thigh), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle) and LB Will Herring (foot) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 8. TE Cory Harkey (knee) was limited during practice.

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Rams | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:11:03 -0800

St. Louis Rams DE William Hayes (non-injury), C Scott Wells (non-injury), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder), DE Chris Long (ankle), LB Will Herring (foot), CB Marcus Roberson (ankle), OG Davin Joseph (non-injury) and WR Tavon Austin (back) are probable for Week 14 against the Washington Redskins. Hayes did not practice Friday, Dec. 5. Austin was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Rams | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:31:30 -0800

St. Louis Rams DE William Hayes (non-injury related), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder), DE Chris Long (ankle) and OG Davin Joseph (non-injury related) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. C Scott Wells (non-injury related), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), LB Will Herring (foot) and CB Marcus Roberson (ankle) participated fully.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:39:31 -0800

St. Louis Rams DE William Hayes (non-injury), C Scott Wells (non-injury), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), OG Rodger Saffold (shoulder) and DE Chris Long (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. LB Will Herring (foot) was limited, while CB Marcus Roberson (ankle) practiced in full.

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Rams | Friday injury report

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:31:36 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Marcus Roberson (ankle) is listed as doubtful for Week 13. DT Alex Carrington (thigh) and CB Lamarcus Joyner (groin) are listed as questionable, while LB Will Herring (foot), CB E.J. Gaines (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), DE Robert Quinn (non-injury), C Scott Wells (non-injury), DE Eugene Sims (non-injury), TE Cory Harkey (thigh), OG Davin Joseph (non-injury) and LB Alec Ogletree (illness) are listed as probable. Roberson and Sims did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 28. Carrington and Ogletree were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Rams | Thursday practice report

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:09:23 -0800

St. Louis Rams LBs Alec Ogletree (illness) and Will Herring (foot), TE Cory Harkey (thigh) and DT Alex Carrington (thigh) were limited participants in practice Thursday, Nov. 27. CB E.J. Gaines (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), DE Robert Quinn, C Scott Wells and CB Lamarcus Joyner (groin) were full participants, and OG Davin Joseph, DE Eugene Sims (non-injury) and CB Marcus Robinson (ankle) did not participate in practice.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:04:11 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB Will Herring (foot), CB Marcus Roberson (ankle), CB E.J. Gaines (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), DE Robert Quinn (non-injury), C Scott Wells (non-injury) and DE Eugene Sims (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26. TE Cory Harkey (thigh) and DT Alex Carrington (thigh) were limited during practice, while CB Lamarcus Joyner (groin) fully participated in practice.

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Rams | Thursday practice report

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:13:30 -0800

St. Louis Rams DT Alex Carrington (knee), TE Cory Harkey (quadriceps), LB Will Herring (foot), DB Lamarcus Joyner (groin), CB Marcus Roberson (ankle) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 20. LB Daren Bates (groin), OG Davin Joseph (non-injury) and LB James Laurinaitis (foot) practiced in full.

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Rams | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:44:23 -0800

St. Louis Rams DT Alex Carrington (knee), WR Damian Williams (hamstring), DT Lamarcus Joyner (groin), TE Cory Harkey (quadriceps), OG Davin Joseph (non-injury), CB Marcus Roberson (ankle), LB Will Herring (foot) and LB James Laurinaitis (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 19. LB Daren Bates (groin) practiced in full.

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Rams | Friday injury report

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:13:19 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Marcus Roberson (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 11. LB Daren Bates (groin), CB Lamarcus Joyner (groin) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) are listed as doubtful. DT Alex Carrington (quadriceps) is listed as questionable, while DE William Hayes (fibula), LB James Laurinaitis (foot) and LB Will Herring (foot) are listed as probable. Hayes and Laurinaitis fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 14. Herring was limited during practice, while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Rams | Thursday practice report

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:10:51 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Marcus Roberson (ankle), LB Daren Bates (groin), DB Lamarcus Joyner (groin), WR Damian Williams (hamstring) and LB Will Herring (foot) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 13. DT Alex Carrington (quadriceps) and LB James Laurinaitis (foot) were limited, while DE William Hayes (leg) practiced in full.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis back at practice

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:45:55 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (ankle) is back at practice Monday, Aug. 25, according to a source.

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Rams | Several on track to play Saturday

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:55:23 -0700

St. Louis Ram OT Jake Long (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (ankle), DE Michael Brockers (ankle) and CB Janoris Jenkins (undisclosed) could all play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis had offseason surgery

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:04:18 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (ankle) said he underwent ankle surgery after the 2013 season but that he has recovered from the surgery.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis receives stitches

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:34:15 -0800

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (ear) had several stitches in his right ear after the team's Week 10 game. Laurinaitis left the game because of a head laceration.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis leaves game

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 01:29:58 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (head) suffered a head laceration during his team's game with the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Nov. 10, and he did not return. His status is unknown.

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Rams | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:41:05 -0800

St. Louis Rams OG Harvey Dahl (knee) has been ruled out for Week 10. QB Brady Quinn (hip) and TE Lance Kendricks (hand) are doubtful. LB James Laurinaitis (hip) is probable. Dahl, Quinn and Kendricks did not practice Friday, Nov. 8, while Laurinaitis was limited.

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Rams | James Laurinaitis leaves practice

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:18:01 -0800

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (hip) left practice early Friday, Nov. 8, because of an apparent hip injury but is listed as probable for Week 10. Head coach Jeff Fisher said he will be able to play in the game.

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Rams | Six practice in full

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:54:15 -0700

St. Louis Rams OT Joseph Barksdale (rest), LB James Laurinaitis (foot), OT Jake Long (foot), S T.J. McDonald (knee), TE Mike McNeill (chest) and OG Chris Williams (foot) each practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 25, and each is considered probable for the Week 4 game against the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Rams | Five practice in full

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:58:31 -0700

St. Louis LB James Laurinaitis (foot), OT Jake Long (foot), S T.J. McDonald (knee), TE Mike McNeill (chest) and OG Chris Williams (foot) were each able to practice in full Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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Rams | Five listed as limited participants

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:50:32 -0700

St. Louis Rams LB James Laurinaitis (foot), OT Jake Long (foot), S T.J. McDonald (knee), TE Mike McNeill (chest) and OG Chris Williams (foot) were each listed as limited participants in practice Monday, Sept. 23.

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Rams | Lack of depth at LB

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:38:37 -0700

St. Louis Rams LBs Ray Ray Armstrong and Daren Bates are the only remaining linebackers behind the starters following the release of LB Jonathan X. Stewart Tuesday, Sept. 10. There is no backup listed for starting middle LB James Laurinaitis.

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Rams | Five probable for Week 17

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:50:29 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), LB James Laurinaitis (back), C Scott Wells (knee), S Craig Dahl (knee) and WR Austin Pettis (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and are probable for Week 17.

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Rams | Five players fully practice

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:09:10 -0800

St. Louis Rams WR Austin Pettis (shoulder), C Scott Wells (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (back), CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh) and FS Craig Dahl (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Rams | Three miss practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:12:17 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), LB James Laurinaitis (back) and C Scott Wells (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Rams | Four players listed as probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:30:24 -0800

St. Louis Rams C Scott Wells (knee), DE Robert Quinn (illness), LB James Laurinaitis (back) and CB Bradley Fletcher (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 21, and are listed as probable for Week 16.

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Rams | Two players limited during practice

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:31:21 -0800

St. Louis Rams C Scott Wells (knee) and LB James Laurinaitis (back) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Rams | Five miss practice

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:20:48 -0800

St. Louis Rams CB Cortland Finnegan (thigh), CB Bradley Fletcher (illness), LB James Laurinaitis (back), DE Robert Quinn (illness) and C Scott Wells (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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Rams | Seven players listed as probable

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:50:54 -0800

St. Louis Rams TE Mike McNeill (thigh), C Scott Wells (knee), LB James Laurinaitis (back), LB Mario Haggan (elbow), CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), CB Janoris Jenkins (illness) and FS Craig Dahl (head) are listed as probable for Week 15. Jenkins did not participated in practice Friday, Dec. 14, Laurinaitis was limited and the other players fully participated in practice.

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